Businesses will benefit from recycling scheme

PUBLISHED: 10:25 22 November 2007 | UPDATED: 13:04 04 May 2010

Councillor Liz Hawkins (left), Waste Campaigns officer for Cambridgeshire county council, Tommy Walsh and Sarah Clover, Business Development director at Donarbon, with Cllr John Reynolds. Photo: HELEN DRAKE

Councillor Liz Hawkins (left), Waste Campaigns officer for Cambridgeshire county council, Tommy Walsh and Sarah Clover, Business Development director at Donarbon, with Cllr John Reynolds. Photo: HELEN DRAKE

TV gardener Tommy Walsh launched a groundbreaking new recycling scheme at the Donarbon site on Ely Road on Monday. The scheme, which is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, will charge Donarbon customers for the amount of waste they dispose of, an

TV gardener Tommy Walsh launched a groundbreaking new recycling scheme at the Donarbon site on Ely Road on Monday.

The scheme, which is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, will charge Donarbon customers for the amount of waste they dispose of, and not include the recycled waste.

Mr Walsh, who is well-known for his eco-tendencies since he built an environmentally-friendly home in March, said: "I am glad to see councils and private waste companies working together to help companies recycle more of their waste."

Councils from across the county received a grant from BREW (Business Resource Efficiency and Waste) to fund the project.

Donarbon's managing director, Mark Davenport, said: "We are happy to work with all the councils in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to recycle all types of waste in the county.

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